Tag: camera market

KODAK

Hey guys, Today it’s time again to immerse in the history of photography a bit! At the beginning of the development of a new medium it was of course very expensive, complicated and only accessible to very few. This changed abruptly with a very special company. Even for all those of you who’ve never taken ...

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Program range update of Leica‘s À la carte series

At the end of last year, Leica announced its multi-color digital M (Type 240) À la carte camera, which for the first time allowed some individualization in many areas, in particular when it comes to design. Now the black-and-white analog M Monochrome Camera (Type 246) is on Leica’s individualized menu. Both À la carte photo ...

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Three cheers for the new Hasselblad X1D

The guessing on the “Game Changer” that had been announced by Hasselblad has been taken out for a week now – the cat is out of the bag. And it’s a big cat which many photographers have been hoping for. The new X1D-50c is a mirrorless system camera with a medium-format sensor, measuring 44x33 millimeters with ...

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Camera market 2015: An analysis by LensVid

Just like in the beginning of 2014 and 2015, the folks who run the website LensVid have analyzed the market data for last year published by CIPA this time as well and created a chart that can be interpreted very easily. Image source: lensvid.com The thing that you’ll notice immediately is the bar chart on the ...

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Interesting: According to CIPA the camera market is slowly stabilizing

After three years of decreasing demand, the camera market, according to market data published by the Japan-based Camera & Imaging Products Association (CIPA), seems to be slowly stabilizing. As you can infer from the diagram added below, this year’s demand for interchangeable lens cameras (DSLRs and MILCs/EVILs) was only slightly below the level of last ...

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The camera market is shrinking: compact camera soon to be an endangered species

According to Cipa, the interest group of the Japanese photo industry, 14 mio cameras have been delivered worldwide in the first quarter of 2013. Compared to the previous year, when 25 mio were shipped, this constitutes a sharp decline of an alarming 40%. Especially the demand for compact cameras has heavily decreased. While 21 mio ...